English version

entrée in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishentréeen‧trée /ˈɒntreɪ $ ˈɑːn-/ noun  1 [countable]DF the main dish of a meal, or a dish served before the main course – used in restaurants or on formal occasions an entrée of roast duck2 [countable, uncountable] formalRIGHT/HAVE THE RIGHT TO the right or freedom to enter a place or to join a social groupentrée to/into My family name gave me an entrée into upper-class Boston society.
Examples from the Corpus
entréeIn those days dinners were much longer, and there was always an entrée and a roast.Pogo's family were very well connected and he had an entrée to every branch of society.Yet they played an important part in providing an entrée for headhunting to the Boardrooms of Britain.Kings found many kinds of entrée into local politics.Each act or entrée is built upon four or five tonalities at the most, often fewer.This gave her the entrée into many whispering galleries of politics and the drawing-rooms if not the corridors of power.entrée to/intoPogo's family were very well connected and he had an entrée to every branch of society.Kings found many kinds of entrée into local politics.This gave her the entrée into many whispering galleries of politics and the drawing-rooms if not the corridors of power.